National Philharmonic Orchestra

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The National Philharmonic Orchestra was a British orchestra formed in 1964 to be used solely for recording purposes. The orchestra was formed by Charles Gerhardt, a producer at RCA Records and Sidney Sax partially to fill the need of Reader's Digest. Before settling on the name in 1970 they went by a variety of other names including the RCA Victor Symphony Orchestra, and the London Promenade Orchestra.

The orchestra had a variety of musicians and conductors over its lifetime and was used quite often for the soundtracks of films.

The orchestra is no longer together.
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Albums

CRLP 136 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Symphony No. 2 album art Khachaturian*, National Philharmonic Orchestra Khachaturian*, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Symphony No. 2(LP, Mono) Colosseum (4) CRLP 136 US 1953 Sell This Version
CRLP.118, CRLP 118 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Song Of The Forests, Op. 81 (1950) album art Shostakovich*, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Chorus Of The Bolshoi Theatre, E.A. Mravinsky* Shostakovich*, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Chorus Of The Bolshoi Theatre, E.A. Mravinsky* - Song Of The Forests, Op. 81 (1950)(LP) Colosseum (4), Colosseum (4) CRLP.118, CRLP 118 US 1954 Sell This Version
CRLP 10010, CRLP 101 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Violin Concerto In D / Meditation, Op. 42 album art David Oistrakh*, Tchaikovsky*, Philharmonic Orchestra* Conducted By A. Gauk* David Oistrakh*, Tchaikovsky*, Philharmonic Orchestra* Conducted By A. Gauk* - Violin Concerto In D / Meditation, Op. 42(LP) Colosseum (4), Colosseum (4) CRLP 10010, CRLP 101 US 1955 Sell This Version
CRLP 150 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 77 / Sonata-Ballad For Unaccompanied Violin, No. 3, Op. 97 album art Brahms*, Eugène Ysaÿe, David Oistrach, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin Brahms*, Eugène Ysaÿe, David Oistrach, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiril Kondrashin - Violin Concerto In D Major, Op. 77 / Sonata-Ballad For Unaccompanied Violin, No. 3, Op. 97(LP) Colosseum (4) CRLP 150 US 1955 Sell This Version
CRLP 186 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Piano Sonata No. 2 In D Minor, Piano Concerto No. 2 In G Minor, Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Flat, Op. 10 album art Kabalevsky*, Prokofiev* - Gregory Ginsburg*, Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, Kiril Kondrashin, National Philharmonic Orchestra Kabalevsky*, Prokofiev* - Gregory Ginsburg*, Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, Kiril Kondrashin, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Piano Sonata No. 2 In D Minor, Piano Concerto No. 2 In G Minor, Piano Concerto No. 1 In D Flat, Op. 10(LP, Album, Mono) Colosseum (4) CRLP 186 US 1955 Sell This Version
longplay 5078 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Famous Ballets  album art National Philharmonic Orchestra Famous Ballets (LP) Halo longplay 5078 US 1957 Sell This Version
BR 14008 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Violinkonzert Nr. 2 In E-Dur / Konzert Für 2 Violinen Und Orchester In D-Moll / Sonate Für 2 Violinen Und Klavier album art Bach*, National Philharmonisches Orchester*, David Oistrakh*, Igor Oistrakh*, Wladimir Yampolsky*, Kyrill Kondraschin*, Rudolf Barschai* Bach*, National Philharmonisches Orchester*, David Oistrakh*, Igor Oistrakh*, Wladimir Yampolsky*, Kyrill Kondraschin*, Rudolf Barschai* - Violinkonzert Nr. 2 In E-Dur / Konzert Für 2 Violinen Und Orchester In D-Moll / Sonate Für 2 Violinen Und Klavier Schallplattengilde Gutenberg BR 14008 US 1958 Sell This Version
BR14019 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Vivaldi Concerto, Tartini "Devil's Trill" Sonata album art David Oistrach, Igor Oistrach, Leonid Kogan, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Yampolsky, Antonio Vivaldi, Giuseppe Tartini David Oistrach, Igor Oistrach, Leonid Kogan, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Vladimir Yampolsky, Antonio Vivaldi, Giuseppe Tartini - Vivaldi Concerto, Tartini "Devil's Trill" Sonata Bruno Records BR14019 US 1958 Sell This Version
BR 14017 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Shostakovitch & Rakov Violin Concerti Played By The Oistrakh album art David Oistrakh* With The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Eugene Mravinsky*, Igor Oistrakh* With The National Philharmonic Orchestra under Nikolai Rakov* David Oistrakh* With The Leningrad Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Eugene Mravinsky*, Igor Oistrakh* With The National Philharmonic Orchestra under Nikolai Rakov* - Shostakovitch & Rakov Violin Concerti Played By The Oistrakh(LP, Album, Mono) Bruno Records BR 14017 US 1958 Sell This Version
BR 14021 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Plays Dvorak and Sibelius album art David Oistrakh*, Kiril Kondrashin, National Philharmonic Orchestra David Oistrakh*, Kiril Kondrashin, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Plays Dvorak and Sibelius(LP, Album, Mono) Bruno Records BR 14021 US 1958 Sell This Version
BR 14007 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Khachaturian - Prokofiev - Piano Concerti album art Emil Gilels, Lev Oborin, National Philharmonic Orchestra Emil Gilels, Lev Oborin, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Khachaturian - Prokofiev - Piano Concerti(LP, Album, Mono) Bruno Records BR 14007 US 1958 Sell This Version
GCWM - 10A National Philharmonic Orchestra - The Wonderful World Of Light Classical Music album art The National Philharmonic Orchestra* The Wonderful World Of Light Classical Music(9xLP + Box) Reader's Digest GCWM - 10A South Africa 1971 Sell This Version
EK 521 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Europa In Concert album art National Philharmonic Orchestra Europa In Concert (Comp) Reader's Digest EK 521 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
LSC-3330 National Philharmonic Orchestra - The Sea Hawk (The Classic Film Scores Of Erich Wolfgang Korngold) album art Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Charles Gerhardt / National Philharmonic Orchestra Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Charles Gerhardt / National Philharmonic Orchestra - The Sea Hawk (The Classic Film Scores Of Erich Wolfgang Korngold) (Album, Comp) RCA Red Seal LSC-3330 US 1972 Sell This Version
GCWM-10A/S3 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Italian Serenade album art National Philharmonic Orchestra Italian Serenade(LP) Reader's Digest GCWM-10A/S3 Portugal 1972 Sell This Version
RHS 317 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Saint Vartan Symphony Op. 80 album art Alan Hovhaness, National Philharmonic Orchestra Alan Hovhaness, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Saint Vartan Symphony Op. 80(LP) Unicorn Records (3) RHS 317 UK 1973 Sell This Version
ARL1-0136 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Now, Voyager - The Classic Film Scores Of Max Steiner album art Max Steiner - Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra Max Steiner - Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Now, Voyager - The Classic Film Scores Of Max Steiner (Album, Comp) RCA Red Seal ARL1-0136 US 1973 Sell This Version
ARL1-0185 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Elizabeth And Essex (The Classic Film Scores Of Erich Wolfgang Korngold) album art Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Charles Gerhardt / National Philharmonic Orchestra Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Charles Gerhardt / National Philharmonic Orchestra - Elizabeth And Essex (The Classic Film Scores Of Erich Wolfgang Korngold) (Album) RCA Red Seal ARL1-0185 Australia 1973 Sell This Version
PL 43764 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Classic Film Scores For Bette Davis album art Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Classic Film Scores For Bette Davis (Album) RCA Red Seal PL 43764 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
GL 43437 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Captain From Castile - The Classic Film Scores Of Alfred Newman album art Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra - Captain From Castile - The Classic Film Scores Of Alfred Newman (Album) RCA Red Seal GL 43437 UK 1973 Sell This Version
AR 3003 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Saturday's Warrior album art Doug Stewart (6), Lex De Azevedo, London National Philharmonic Orchestra*, The Arrow Singers Doug Stewart (6), Lex De Azevedo, London National Philharmonic Orchestra*, The Arrow Singers - Saturday's Warrior(2xLP, Album) Arrow Records International Inc. AR 3003 US 1973 Sell This Version
CS 6890 National Philharmonic Orchestra - The Nutcracker Suites album art Tchaikovsky*, Richard Bonynge, The National Philharmonic Orchestra* Tchaikovsky*, Richard Bonynge, The National Philharmonic Orchestra* - The Nutcracker Suites London Records CS 6890 UK, Europe & US 1974 Sell This Version
W 2774 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Music Excerpts From The Motion Picture The Exorcist album art The National Philharmonic Orchestra* / Leonard Slatkin The National Philharmonic Orchestra* / Leonard Slatkin - Music Excerpts From The Motion Picture The Exorcist (Album) Warner Bros. Records W 2774 US 1974 Sell This Version
3367 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Oistrakh Plays - The Composers Conduct:  Khachaturian Violin Concerto / Prokofieff Violin Concerto No.1 album art Khachaturian*, Prokofiev*, National Philharmonic Orchestra, David Oistrakh* Khachaturian*, Prokofiev*, National Philharmonic Orchestra, David Oistrakh* - Oistrakh Plays - The Composers Conduct: Khachaturian Violin Concerto / Prokofieff Violin Concerto No.1 (Album) Everest, Everest 3367 Chile 1974 Sell This Version
ARL1-0707 National Philharmonic Orchestra - Citizen Kane (The Classic Film Scores Of Bernard Herrmann) album art Bernard Herrmann - Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiri Te Kanawa, Joaquin Achucarro* Bernard Herrmann - Charles Gerhardt, National Philharmonic Orchestra, Kiri Te Kanawa, Joaquin Achucarro* - Citizen Kane (The Classic Film Scores Of Bernard Herrmann) (Album) RCA Red Seal ARL1-0707 Australia 1974 Sell This Version